India – Australia market becomes competitive as Qantas lands in Delhi today

In a few hours from now, VH-EBV (A330-200) of Qantas will land at Delhi Airport! This will mark the return of Qantas in India for scheduled commercial service after nearly a decade.  In 2013, Air India launched flights to Australia after a gap of 22 years and it was the first direct flight from India … Continue reading India – Australia market becomes competitive as Qantas lands in Delhi today

Sindhudurg airport to start operations on October 09

There hardly is any airport in the country which commenced operations with promised timelines and Sindhudurg is no exception to it! Sindhudurg - nestled near the seashore in the picturesque Konkan region of Maharashtra will see daily flights to Mumbai starting October 09, 2021. Alliance Air - the subsidiary of Air India will operate the … Continue reading Sindhudurg airport to start operations on October 09

First half of 2021 – Air India has dethroned SpiceJet as No.2 in market share

National carrier Air India has dethroned Spicejet as the number two in domestic market share, year to date. This is the second consecutive month that Air India has been number two in the market but with the latest numbers, for the first half of the year - Air India carried 42.58 lakh passengers as compared … Continue reading First half of 2021 – Air India has dethroned SpiceJet as No.2 in market share

Was there a simpler solution to Air India – Indian Airlines merger?

A week ago, for the ninth time - the guidelines for sale of Air India were changed. The airline would be recording a loss in the tune of INR 8,000 crore this fiscal year. Time and again, the losses are blamed on the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines - the AI - IC … Continue reading Was there a simpler solution to Air India – Indian Airlines merger?